New animals are joining Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Guests may see a pack of six fun-loving and social painted dogs, as they join the savanna.
Tarzan has been relocated to an area by the Disney Vacation Club kiosk on Discovery Island.
Star Wars has now arrived at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. There is the Jedi Training: Trails of the Temple, Star Wars Launch Bay, meet and greet opportunities, special food, Star Wars: Path of the Jedi movie, and more. For more details about what you can expect, make sure to visit our Star Wars – Season of the Force page.
“Symphony in the Stars: A Galactic Spectacular!” fireworks show will begin on December 18.
For those looking to take the Star Wars experience up to the next level, starting Jan. 5, 2016, and continuing nightly through March 19 take part in a special Star Wars-themed dessert party. Symphony in the Stars: A Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party will include Star Wars-themed desserts, a souvenir Chewbacca stein, and a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, all with an up-close view of “Symphony in the Stars: A Galactic Spectacular!” Symphony in the Stars: A Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party can be booked by calling 407-939-3463.
The Diamond Horseshoe at the Magic Kingdom will operate seasonally through December 18. The Quick Service menu will offer a ham and cheese sandwich, BBQ turkey and a chef salad.
At Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, the Uzima Pool and Uzima Springs Pool Bar at Jambo House will be down for refurbishment December 14-16.
At Disney’s Pop Century Resort there is a nightly Tree Lighting Ceremony. Nightly Tree Lighting ceremonies will run until December 26 in Classic Hall promptly at 5:00 p.m.
At Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, three Pixar Animation Studios artists recently signed the chandelier in the lobby. Guests can now look for signatures from:
Pete Docter – Director and Vice President, Creative, Pixar Animation Studios. His credits include “A Bug’s Life,” “Toy Story,” “Toy Story 2,” “Monsters Inc.,” “WALL*E,” “Up” and “Inside Out.”
Jerome Ranft – Sculptor, Pixar Animation Studios. His credits include, “A Bug’s Life,” “Toy Story 2,” “Monsters Inc.,” “Cars,” “Finding Nemo,” “Ratatoullie,” “WALL*E,” “Toy Story 3,” “Cars 2,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and James and the Giant Peach.”
Jay Ward – Cars Creative Director and Legacy Guardian, Pixar Animation Studios. His credits include “Monsters Inc.,” “Cars,” “Cars 2,” “Ratatouille,” “Brave,” and “Inside Out.”
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